This section provides a list of abbreviations used within Marking Open and Affordable Courses.  For terms with asterisks, full definitions are provided in the Glossary.

ATD*: Achieving the Dream

CSRF: Course Section Reporting Form

FTE: Full-time equivalent

GAO: Government Accountability Office

HEOA*: Higher Education Opportunity Act

IT: Information technology

LCB: Low Cost Books

LMS: Learning management system

OER*: Open educational resources

SGA: Student government association

SIS*: Student information system

SWOT: Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats

TAT: Textbook Affordability Team

ZCB: Zero Cost Books

ZDG*: Z-Degree

ZTC*: Zero textbook cost


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Marking Open and Affordable Courses: Best Practices and Case Studies by Breeman Ainsworth, Nicole Allen, Jessica Dai, Abbey Elder, Nicole Finkbeiner, Amie Freeman, Sarah Hare, Kris Helge, Nicole Helregel, Jeanne Hoover, Jessica Kirschner, Joy Perrin, Jacquelyn Ray, Jennifer Raye, Michelle Reed, John Schoppert, and Liz Thompson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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